Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970

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Radiophonic Workshop Television and Radio Commitments 1970 is a typewritten document by Desmond Briscoe dated February 1971 which lists the programmes for which the BBC Radiophonic Workshop produced sounds in 1970.

Contents

Extracts

Grading system

A.    Long and/or complex pieces, involving the interpretation of
      abstract concepts or original creative composition and using
      the most detailed and advanced techniques.

B.    Composition and arrangement of musical or non-musical sequences,
      requiring detailed construction and interpretation and using
      complex treatments.

C.    Straightforward, using fairly complex treatments, for background
      use, but not requiring very detailed construction or difficult
      interpretation.

D.    Re-issue or very simple treatment, involving a minimum of
      creativity and interpretation.

For TV

Drama

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                                DRAMA
                                -----
Grading
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   C         Wednesday Play - Angels are so few
 
   B         Mogul

   C         Out of the Unknown - Taste of Evil

   A         Take Three Girls
             Four modern electronic heavy rock numbers and cantata.

   C         Paul Temple - House of the Dead

   C         Thirty Minute Theatre - The Distinct Chill

   C         Law and Order

   D         The World and how we hear it

   D         The Last of the Mohicans

   D         The Battle of Tematangi - The Long Voyage out of War

   C         Paul Temple - Title music

   C         Home is where you hang your hat

   A         Rainbird

   B         Dr. Who and the Silurians - 7 episodes

   B         Dr. Who - The Carriers of Death - 7 episodes

   B         Dr. Who - and the Molebore - 7 episodes

   B         International

   C         Long Distance Piano Player

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   B         Menace - Crack Up

   B         Dr. Who - Terror of the Autons - 4 episodes

   D         Menace - Something Cries Out

   B         Dr. Who - Pandora Machine - 6 episodes

   C         Foxtrot

   B         Dr. Who 1970 - Closing and second titles
             Re-cutting of the original to synchronise with graphics

   B         First Time Out
             Series signature tune

Arts Features

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                         -  3  -

                       ARTS FEATURES
                       -------------
Grading
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   C         Omnibus - Art in Prisons

   D         Review - Ronald Lloyd Ballet

   A         Pre-Bach

   C         Biography - Beethoven

   C         Out of this Spark

   B         Review - Ballard
             Electronic effects sequences for film

   C         Omnibus - Hogarth
             Non-musical film sequences.

Schools

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                        -  4  -

                       SCHOOLS
                       -------
Grading
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   C         Going Going

   C         Exploration & Discovery

   B         Watch - Xerxes

   C         Watch - Apollo Eleven

   A         Watch - How the Whale got its throat
             Film track creation and 16mm. editing and laying.

   B         Look Out
             Signature Tune

General Features

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                   GENERAL FEATURES
                   ----------------
Grading
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   C          Those who survived

   D          Michelmore in Canada

   D          Man Alive - U.S.A.

   C          Seeing Stars

   B          Chronicle - The Peninsular War

              Complete music track for the film, mainly based on
              existing music.

Light Entertainment

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                          LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT
                          -------------------
Grading
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   C               The Old Comtemptable

   C               Lulu

   B               Braden's Week
                   Blue Danube on Telephones

   D               Bernard Braden
                   Adjusting Film Speed (tempophon)

   C               Braden's Week
                   Opening Sound

Regions

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                        REGIONS
                        -------
Grading                            TV BIRMINGHAM
-------                            -------------

   B          Farming
              Opening and Closing Music

                                   TV BRISTOL
                                   ----------

   C          Look Stranger

                                   TV CARDIFF
                                   ----------

   C          Twm Twpsyn

   A          BBC Wales TV. Signature Tune
              Arrangement of 12 bar folk song into 2' 45" piece.
              Also call sign.

                                   TV BELFAST
                                   ----------

   B          N. Ireland TV. News

                                   TV PLYMOUTH
                                   -----------

   B          Signature Tune for Spotlight South West

Documentary Programmes

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                                   -  8  -

                               DOCUMENTARY PROGRAMMES
                               ----------------------
Grading
-------

   A            Decimal Coinage
                Opening and Closing and Link music for TV series.

   A            Tuesday Documentary - Rudolf Hess
                Music written to sychronise with film sequences.

   A            I measured the skies
                Background music for film, based on Kepler's music.

Children's Programmes

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                              CHILDREN'S PROGRAMMES
                              ---------------------
Grading
-------

   D          If you were me

   C          Merry Go Round

   C          Basil Brush Show

   C          Edanzed

   C          Vision On

   A          The Greenwish Story
              Complete background music to synchronise with film

   A          Blue Peter
              Realisation of existing score

Open University

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                           OPEN UNIVERSITY
                           ---------------
Grading
-------
   D          Linear Algebra

   A          Clouds of Aristophones
              Several Music Cues

   C          Open University - publicity programme

                                  MUSIC
                                  -----
   C          Papillons
              Nightmare sequences for film

   D          Music Now - Moog

   B          Percy Grainger
              Realisation of short score

                                  SCIENCE FEATURES
                                  ----------------

   C          The Mind of Man

                                  PRESENTATION
                                  ------------

   D          Dr. Who Signature Tune

                                  ENGINEERING
                                  -----------

   D          White Noise Lands

For Radio

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